Point Localization: 0.5 cun lateral to the midline, at the height of the upper margin of the pubic symphysis.

TCM Actions: Removes Dampness and Heat. Moves Qi and Blood (Xue) in the Lower Burner.

Indications: Difficulty urinating. Hypogastric fullness. Pain in the genitals and lower abdomen. Redness and pain in the inner corner of the eyes.

Target area: Genitals.

Point Name and Meaning: Henggu – Pubic Bone

Acupuncture Meridian: Chong Mai

Categories: None.

Unitary Channel: Shao Yin (Lesser Yin) [HE + KI]

 

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*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.